News Items from the Crittenden County Court
Oct. 17, 1922
- William Binkley was tried in county court Thursday, on a charge of selling intoxicating liquor in violation of the prohibition laws. After hearing the evidence returned a verdict of guilty and fixed his punishment at 30 days in jail and a fine of $100.
- Clarence Deboe was tried in Court charged with transporting liquor. They jury returned a verdict of guilty and fixed his punishment at a $100 fine and 30 days in the County Jail.
- A still was discovered under a concrete bridge just south of town. It is a copper still of about 25 gallon capacity and has evidently been unused for some time. It is suppose that the owner, becoming fearful of being overtaken by the law hid it under the bridge as the best way available of getting ride of it. It is now in the Sheriff's office and has attracted considerable interest.
Nov. 17, 1922
- A large crowd attended the November meeting of the County Court on Monday. The weather was ideal.
- The will of the late J. H. Nimmo was probated. His widow, Mrs. Jane Nimmo, was made administratrix and is made beneficiary of the estate during her life or widowhood, at the close of which the estate goes to his two sons.
- The will of the late W. P. Loyd was probated. His widow, Mrs. Ellen Loyd, is made administratrix and is made a beneficiary of the will. Other heirs are also made beneficiaries.
- The will of the late A. J. Pickens was probated. His wife was made administratrix and beneficiary under the will.
- George Henry, plead guilty to a charge of being drunk and was fined $10 by the court.
- S. Frazer plead guilty to a breach of the peace and was given a fine of $10 by the court.
- A number of automobile owners plead guilty of operating their machines without license and were given fines from $10 to $20 by the Court.
- The County Clerk has issued marriage license to Buel Allen and Mrs. Fannie Pulley.